In Fairfield, the Police Department issued a statement on its Facebook page that numerous residents had called 911 to report the outage.
“We are receiving numerous 911 calls regarding the Cablevison outage. This is neither an emergency or a police-related concern. Please direct your inquiries to Cablevision. 911 should only be called for Life Threatening Emergencies ONLY. Incidents that are not of an emergency nature may be reported to theFairfield Police Department at (203) 254-4800. Misuse of the 911 system may result in an arrest,” the department’s post said.